Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed wool
Overall: 8.2 x 24.7 cm (3 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.); Mounted: 14.6 x 30.5 cm (5 3/4 x 12 in.)
Gift of The Textile Arts Club 1960.275
This colorful and finely woven band combines motifs of the Byzantine period, such as the bird and flanking palmettes (fan-shaped leaves), with new Islamic fashions such as the roundel with a pearl border.
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